Rethinking Environmental Management in the Pacific Rim Exploring Local Participation in Bangkok, Thailand

Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental management | Published on 22/May/2018 07:34

171 pages , Aldershot, England : Ashgate , 2002-01
Environmental degradation resulting from rapid industrialization has become a serious issue for the governments of Southeast Asia. It not only threatens the quality of life of residents but also the capacity and potential for economic growth. Thailand, and particularly its capital city Bangkok, represents an important ex...[Read More]

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Ocean Energies Environmental, Economic and Technological Aspects of Alternative Power Sources

Published in: Google Books > Science > alternative power | Published on 22/May/2018 05:26

533 pages , Elsevier , 1993-09-17
This timely volume provides a comprehensive review of current technology for all ocean energies. It opens with an analysis of ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), with and without the use of an intermediate fluid. The historical and economic background is reviewed, and the geographical areas in which this energy could be utilized are ...[Read More]

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Democracy and Global Warming

Published in: Google Books > Political Science > global warming | Published on 22/May/2018 02:37

194 pages , A&C Black , 2002-09-19
How can democracy facilitate an effective response to the problem of global warming? Barry Holden discusses this question from two perspectives. First he looks at the suitability in principle of democratic decision-making for generating responses to the problem: to what extent is popular decision making a viable method of dealing with t...[Read More]

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Environmental Impacts of Road Vehicles Past, Present and Future

Published in: Google Books > Science > environmental science | Published on 22/May/2018 02:27

264 pages , Royal Society of Chemistry , 2017-06-16
The first concerns that come to mind in relation to pollution from road vehicles are direct emissions of carbon dioxide and toxic air pollutants. These are, of course, important but the impacts of road traffic are altogether more substantial. This volume of the Issues in Environmental Science and Technology Series takes...[Read More]

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The Rise of the U.S. Environmental Health Movement

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280 pages , Rowman & Littlefield Publishers , 2013-03-28
This book, named one of Booklist's Top 10 books on sustainability in 2014, is the first to offer a comprehensive examination of the environmental health movement, which unlike many parts of the environmental movement, focuses on ways toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents in the environment effect human health ...[Read More]

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TIME Global Warming (Revised and Updated) The Causes, The Perils, The Solutions

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112 pages , Time , 2012-09-25
Planet Earth is heating up, and so is the debate over why our climate is changing and what it means for the future of our energy sources, of our cities, of our children. Now TIME explores the science of global warming in an illuminating, beautifully illustrated book that ranges from polar ice caps to equatorial rainforests. Here are the scie...[Read More]

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Nature, Temporality and Environmental Management Scandinavian and Australian Perspectives on Peoples and Landscapes

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242 pages , Routledge , 2016-08-05
How are different concepts of nature and time embedded into human practices of landscape and environmental management? And how can temporalities that entwine past, present and future help us deal with challenges on the ground? In a time of uncertainty and climate change, how much can we hold onto ideals of nature rooted in a pristine an...[Read More]

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Energy Security and Environmental Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere

Published in: Google Books > Political Science > environmental sustainability | Published on 21/May/2018 14:37

454 pages , Lexington Books , 2017-02-03
In light of the rapid fluctuations in oil prices and subsequent impact on the stability and economic perspectives of energy producing and energy importing states in the Western Hemisphere, this book stresses the urgency to integrate sustainability at the very core of national energy security strategies. From Canada to Argentina, t...[Read More]

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Die Honigfabrik , Jürgen Tautz & Diedrich Steen

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»Fleißig sind die Bienen nicht, aber sie machen glücklich. Garantiert.« (Jürgen Tautz, Diedrich Steen)

Warum dürfen bei den Bienen die Jungs nicht bleiben, wenn es kuschelig wird? Und was hat es mit den sexuellen Ausschweifungen einer jungen Königin auf sich? Dieses Buch gibt die Antworten. Es erzählt vom Leben in einem Bienenvolk und lädt ein zu einem Ga...[Read More]

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Seagrasses: Biology, Ecology and Conservation

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676 pages , Springer Science & Business Media , 2007-05-16
Seagrasses are unique plants; the only group of flowering plants to recolonise the sea. They occur on every continental margin, except Antarctica, and form ecosystems which have important roles in fisheries, fish nursery grounds, prawn fisheries, habitat diversity and sediment stabilisation. Over the last two dec...[Read More]

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Understanding Environment

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331 pages , SAGE Publications India , 2004-11-08
Designed as a basic text for foundation and undergraduate courses in Environmental Studies, this book introduces students to key scientific concepts related to environment and sustainable development. It provides a comprehensive understanding of environmental concerns and issues with special reference to the Indian context...[Read More]

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Risk, Environment and Modernity Towards a New Ecology

Published in: Google Books > Social Science > Ecology | Published on 21/May/2018 09:25

294 pages , SAGE , 1996-04-05
This wide-ranging and accessible contribution to the study of risk, ecology and environment helps us to understand the politics of ecology and the place of social theory in making sense of environmental issues. The book provides insights into the complex dynamics of change in `risk societies'.

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